Big Island of Hawaii

Big Island Circle Tour and Volcano: Daytime Coffee, Wine, Turtles, and Waterfall

Badge of ExcellenceKailua-Kona, United States
Small Group Tour Deluxe Circle Island Experience with Restaurant Lunch
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From $309.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 11 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Spend a full day exploring the Big Island with visits to waterfalls, beaches, tropical valleys, stunning viewpoints, and so much more. Learn about Kona’s coffee culture with a visit to Greenwell Coffee Farm, for an insider's perspective and to sample the locally cultivated coffee. See Hawaii’s natural beauty at Punalu’u Black Sands Beach, where you can look out for Hawaiian green sea turtles, make multiple stops in Volcanoes National Park, and soak up the beauty of Rainbow Falls all in a day.
  • Explore the Big Island on an all-inclusive full-day tour, with breakfast and lunch
  • Visit a black sand beach, Rainbow Falls, and Volcanoes National Park
  • Tuck into a tasty lunch, and enjoy malasadas and drinks throughout the tour
  • Convenient, roundtrip transportation from your hotel

Sample Menu


Big Island Honey-Vanilla Greek Yogurt Parfait

Big Island Honey-Vanilla Greek Yogurt Parfait with tropical fruit, berries, granola served with a hearty breakfast scone.


Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Breast Mix Plate

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Breast fanned over sesame-grilled vegetables and ginger-herb quinoa. Hawaiian sweet roll and butter, Kona Lava Bar brownie.

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Kona coffee farm visit
  • Binoculars
  • Umbrellas
  • Cold beverages, hot coffee/chocolate
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

07:30 AM

Pickup details

CENTRALIZED PICKUP LOCATIONS INCLUDE: 1. Foodland Farms at 1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Waimea, HI 96743 2. Starbucks at 69-201 Waikoloa Beach Drive #1001 K-1, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738 3. Target at 74-5455 Makala Blvd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 4. Long's Drugstore at 78-6831 Ali‘i Dr #232, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 Pickup time begins 30-60 minutes prior to start time (Depending on hotel location.) Guests MUST confirm their exact time with the local operator at least 48 hours prior to the tour.

What To Expect

Greenwell Farms

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Punalu'u Bake Shop

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Punalu'u Black Sand beach

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Volcano Winery

1 hour 15 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

1 hour 15 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Rainbow Falls

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 5 years old are not permitted on public tours.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meal options (Regular, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, & Lactose-Intolerant)
  • Breakfast and lunch is included. Please let us know in the Special Requirements section if you have any specific dietary restrictions or food allergies.
  • Those with any mobility limitations should contact Kailani Tours before booking. Easy to Moderate Difficulty
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Featured review
This is one of the best tours we have ever experienced while on vacation. Our tour guide, Anson, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly with a great energy that made the tour extremely pleasant. Every stop along the way was well worth the time. The Black Sand Beach and Rainbow Waterfall was beautiful. The wine at the winery was great and the coffee plantation was interesting and the coffee was so good. I highly recommend this tour.


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Best tour on the island
Katherine_G, Sep 2023
Uncle Jim was the best guide to the island we could ask for. He really made sure we understood what we were experiencing. Once in a lifetime experience!
Once in a lifetime experience!
Billie_C, Sep 2023
Uncle Kevin was a fantastic tour guide! He knows the island very well and tells a lot of great stories. Favorite part was looking into Kilauea but enjoyed the total experience. Very well worth the time and money.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Billie! Gazing into the depths of Kilauea is indeed a breathtaking moment, but we're delighted to know that you appreciated the entire experience. Your words affirm our commitment to providing tours that are not only informative but also memorable and well worth your time and investment. Mahalo for choosing us for your adventure, and if you ever decide to explore more of the island, Uncle Kevin and the rest of our team will be here to welcome you with open arms.
Amazing day with Uncle Chris!
Jerry_K, Sep 2023
Our Circle Tour excursion was amazing, and our guide, Uncle Chris, was a gem. Uncle Chris is an extremely well versed guide, his depth and breadth of his knowledge of the natural habitat and cultural history was awesome. At pick up he walked us through our day as he explained all the stops we were going to make, as well as the significance of each one. He was open and very responsive to all questions posed by members of the tour group. We were very excited to visit the Big Island, after much planning we decided to take the Circle Tour, as the description looked to deliver everything thing we were wanting to see and learn about. This tour was incredible and could have easily stretched into 2 days, with so much to see, and Uncle Chris made it fun and interesting, and so welcomed. The beauty of the Big Island is indescribable, you must see it to believe it! I am going to tell anyone I know of this tour if they are planning a trip to the Big Island. Uncle Chris is a fantastic guide, he totally made our day one we will never forget. Mahalo, Jerry and Julianne K. (Salinas CA)
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha! The Big Island's beauty is truly unparalleled, and we're thrilled that you got to explore it with us. Your kind words and recommendations mean a lot to us, and we'll be sure to pass them along to Uncle Chris. Whenever you're ready for another adventure on the Big Island, we'll be here to make it just as memorable!
uncle chris and our kailani tour
AnneParks_D, Sep 2023
this 11 hour tour sold us on taking day long tours. it was so easy and so relaxed. our amazing driver/guide "uncle chris" a native hawaiian taught us so much about everything we saw and about hawaii in general including its "heart". 2 gourmet meals were served. we feel blessed to have had this dsy long experience
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Anne! We're delighted to hear that your 11-hour tour with Uncle Chris was such a memorable and enriching experience. It sounds like you not only enjoyed the sights but also learned a lot about Hawaii's culture and "heart" along the way. And those gourmet meals, what a treat! We feel blessed to have had you as our guests, and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for more incredible day-long adventures. Mahalo for choosing us and sharing your wonderful feedback!
A great day on the big island
Frank_R, Sep 2023
A great day from start to finish. Debra was a great guide/driver. Very informative. Great details about many things.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Frank! Mahalo for the five-star review and great review of Debra! Safe travels!
The best tour experience
Norma_S, Sep 2023
Volcano and waterfall views were amazing! The whole tour was a great experience from visiting a coffee farm, winery, bakery, and black sand beach! Our guide Anson was great too!
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Norma! We're thrilled to hear that you had an amazing time on our tour and enjoyed the breathtaking volcano and waterfall views! It sounds like you had a fantastic day exploring the Big Island, visiting diverse places like the coffee farm, winery, bakery, and black sand beach. These are indeed some of the island's gems, and we're delighted you got to experience them. We're also pleased to know that your guide, Anson, contributed to your great experience. Our guides are passionate about sharing the beauty and culture of the island with our guests. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback, and if you ever return to the Big Island or have friends and family visiting, please consider joining us again for more memorable adventures!
Amazing tour of Hawaii!!!
Kerry_L, Sep 2023
Thank you for the amazing experience on the Big Island. Chris was an amazing guide and very knowledgeable. With his guidance we learned a lot about the history and culture of the Hawaiian people. I highly recommend this tour.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Kerry! You're very welcome! We're delighted to hear that you had an amazing experience on the Big Island and that Chris provided you with exceptional guidance and knowledge throughout the tour. Our team takes pride in sharing the rich history and culture of the Hawaiian people, and we're thrilled to know that you found it valuable. Thank you for your high recommendation; it means a lot to us. If you ever find yourself back on the Big Island or if you have friends and family visiting, please don't hesitate to reach out. We'd love to welcome you again and continue exploring the beauty and culture of this incredible island together.
Great tour of the Big Island!
Anna_H, Sep 2023
A great way to see the big island and some cool spots in a day. We were given plenty of food and drinks. If you are someone that likes to sit back and enjoy the ride this is a great tour for you. We had a good amount of stops and went the whole 11 hours. Our tour guide was Chris K and he did a great job of giving us warnings about how long we would stay and what to expect or do first if we were wanting to do something in particular. He also had some great knowledge of the island and would help us all feel comfortable. Our favorite stops were the national volcano park and the ability to walk the lava tube. It was definitely worth it, just be prepared to be in the tour bus the majority of the time and looking out at the beauty of the big island.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, Anna! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a thoughtful and positive review of your experience on our Big Island tour! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great time exploring the island with us. It's fantastic that you found the tour to be an excellent way to see the Big Island's highlights in a day. We're glad to hear that you appreciated the abundance of food and drinks provided, ensuring you were well taken care of throughout the journey. We're also pleased that you enjoyed the balance of stops and the informative guidance provided by your tour guide, Chris K. Our guides take pride in enhancing our guests' experiences by offering valuable insights and ensuring everyone feels comfortable and informed throughout the tour. The National Volcano Park and the opportunity to walk through a lava tube are indeed remarkable highlights of the Big Island, and we're delighted that these were among your favorites. We appreciate your understanding that a full-day tour involves some time on the tour bus to cover the island's diverse beauty. Your feedback is invaluable to us, and we hope you left with wonderful memories and a deeper appreciation of the Big Island's natural wonders. Mahalo!
All of Hawaii in one day
Janay_F, Sep 2023
I enjoyed every stop that we made. It was an everything I wanted to see in Hawaii with just this one tour. Gary was excellent, funny and knowledgeable and what would you know the state bird is named Nēnē (Nay Nay) after me.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Aloha, "Nay! Mahalo for your fantastic review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every stop on our tour, making it the ultimate Hawaii experience all in one day. Gary certainly knows how to bring the fun and knowledge to the party! And, well, it seems that Hawaii's state bird might have a little something to do with you. Who knew? We appreciate your humor and kind words, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more unforgettable adventures! Best wishes!
It was the best tour I...
Sohrab_S, Aug 2023
It was the best tour I had in my life even though it was straight 12 hours and I didn’t fell tired after it. Me and my wife both enjoy the trip a lot. The best part of the trip was walk in tunnel of the volcano national park.
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Aloha, Sohrab! We're delighted to hear that our tour left such a lasting impression on you! It's wonderful you didn't feel tired at all – a true testament to the engaging and captivating experience you had. We're thrilled that both you and your wife enjoyed the trip so much. The walk in the tunnel of the volcano national park does sound like a standout moment. Exploring the depths of such a unique environment can be awe-inspiring and create memories that last a lifetime. Thank you for choosing us to be a part of your incredible journey. If you ever decide to embark on another adventure or if you're seeking more unforgettable experiences, we'd be honored to welcome you back. Until then, safe travels and more amazing adventures ahead!
The best time of our vacation
Michael_L, Aug 2023
Chris was a wonderful guide. He gave us so much information, history and insights about the Island. Each stop was special and yet another taste of The Big Island. We are so glad we booked this tour, money well spent!
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Aloha, Michael! We're thrilled to hear about your positive experience with Chris as your guide! It's fantastic that he provided you with a wealth of information, history, and insights about the island, making your tour both educational and engaging. Each stop along the way must have felt like a unique and enriching experience, giving you a true taste of the wonders that the Big Island has to offer. Your satisfaction and appreciation for booking the tour are truly rewarding for us. We're delighted that you found the experience to be money well spent. We hope you'll consider joining us for more exceptional adventures in the future!
Just the whole day was...
Jim_h, Aug 2023
Just the whole day was very enjoyable and we were very taken care of our driver was awesome he was very knowledgeable, kind,funny !!
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Aloha, Jim! Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you had an enjoyable day and felt well taken care of. It's fantastic to know that our driver's knowledge, kindness, and sense of humor added to your experience. Your feedback means a lot to us, and we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Safe travels!
Great day
CAROLANN_F, Jul 2023
Driver was excellent. Disappointed that we did not experience the Macadamia farms. Members on the trip were a blast. Fruit for lunch was and chocolate were great. Volcano was awesome
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Thank you for your valuable feedback! We're glad to hear that you had an excellent driver and enjoyed the company of your fellow travelers. We apologize for the disappointment regarding the Macadamia farms. We strive to provide a comprehensive experience, and we'll take your feedback into consideration to improve our tour offerings. Regarding the lunch, we're sorry to hear about the issue with the fruit. This is not up to our usual standards, and we will address this matter with our team to ensure it doesn't happen again. On a positive note, we're thrilled that you enjoyed the coffee and chocolate experiences, and that the volcano left you in awe. If there's anything else you'd like to share or if you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to us. Thank you for choosing us for your tour, and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Take care and Mahalo!
We got to see the whole...
Richard_E, Jul 2023
We got to see the whole island, and did not ot have to do any driving. Oe tour guide was very knowledgeable about the whole island
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Mahalo for the five-star review and for joining us! Until next time! Mahalo nui.
Highly Recommend
Dawn_C, Jul 2023
Great tour to see the perfect highlights of the big island and learn a lot of Hawaii history. Kona Chris was an amazing tour guide. We had do much fun!!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Aloha, Dawn! Thank you for your kind words! We're glad you enjoyed the tour and learned about Hawaii's history. Kona Chris is truly amazing! We had so much fun too! Hope to see you again soon! Mahalo!
Great adventure!
Holly_H, Jul 2023
Loved the black sand beach and volcano! Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We got to stop at a wonderful candy shop! Meals were very good!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Thank you for joining us and sharing your experience with our future guests. Let us know the next time you're on the island and we'll show you some new stops with a custom tour. Mahalo!!!
Great tour and Amazing tour guide!!
Patricia_Z, Jul 2023
This experience was amazing! Chris, our guide, was so friendly, personable, and knowledgeable. He even memorized all 12 of the peoples names in our group. He make jokes and had us laughing. He ensured we were taken care of whether it was water, a snack, or finding a restroom. The best part was seeing a sea turtle come up to us in tide pool with no one else around. The rest of the group had walked off to the black sand beach. What An amazing day! It maybe expensive but it is worth every penny!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Aloha, Patricia! Chris, our friendly and knowledgeable guide, sounds like he went above and beyond to make the day unforgettable. Memorizing all 12 names in your group is truly impressive, and his jokes and laughter must have added a lot of fun to the journey. Seeing a sea turtle up close in the tide pool with no one else around must have been a magical moment. These unique encounters with nature are what make our tours truly special. We're delighted to know that you found the experience worth every penny. Your satisfaction and enjoyment are our top priorities, and we're grateful for your kind words. Best wishes!
Simply excellent
Regina_R, Jul 2023
Jim is an Excellent tour guide. With volumes of local knowledge. The colors are amazing here in Hawaii. Well organized and thoughtful arrangements
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Aloha, Regina! We truly appreciate your company and the memories we created together. Mahalo and best wishes!
Fantastic overview of the big Island!
james_m, Jul 2023
Seeing the lava tube, coffee farm, Volcano park, sea turtle area and Rainbow waterfall were great experiences. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and welcoming.
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Aloha, James! Thank you so much for joining us! We truly appreciate your presence and the positive energy you brought to our gathering. Your company made the event even more enjoyable and memorable.
Experience we will remember forever
debra_s, Jul 2023
Chris H took us on a tour of a life time. We could not have asked for more. His knowledge of the history and the island as a whole made the experience fantastic. The food was awesome, and we really appreciated how UNCLE CHRIS showed us how things are done here on the island. We are now Ohana..... Thank you so much for a day we will remember forever.
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Aloha, Debra! Chris H is an exceptional tour guide, and we're thrilled to hear that he provided you with a tour of a lifetime! It's wonderful to know that his extensive knowledge of the island's history and culture added to the fantastic experience. Becoming Ohana, or family, with your guide and fellow travelers is a beautiful testament to the connections formed during such memorable journeys. We're grateful to have been a part of creating this unforgettable day for you. Thank you for choosing our services, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back for more incredible adventures in the future!

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